Positive Exposure- Kenya (PE-Kenya) exists to promote the well-being of persons with albinism (PWA) by providing an opportunity for PWA, their families and communities to celebrate diversity, challenge stigma and celebrate each individuals’ extraordinary uniqueness, implementing appropriate sustainable projects across thematic programs on awareness & advocacy, socio-economic empowerment & social protection.
It was initiated by Jane Waithera (a woman with albinism in January 2010 drawing inspiration from the works of Rick Guidotti. The organization was formally registered in July 2011 under the NGO’s coordination board (Sec 10) NGO act as an NGO with the main goal to challenge stigma, fear and discrimination and support positive social change in relation to albinism in Kenya and later to other African countries.
Providing the opportunity for PWA & their co-relations to celebrate diversity, challenge stigma and embrace each individual’s extraordinary uniqueness. Thus Improving PWA lives by implementing appropriate programmes on health, education, survival, participation and development through engaging the community in public awareness, advocacy, economic empowerment and social Protection.
In Positive Exposure-Kenya, our vision will ever remain to be the leading institution in promoting the rights and realization of their full potential of persons with albinism
OUR CORE VALUES
PE-Kenya has seven core values, which guide and influence its decisions and choices, vis-a-vis non-partisan, non-sectarian and non-discrimination.
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PE-Kenya implements specific projects that have direct and positive effect on the wellbeing of persons with albinism and their relations in the society and battle the challenges. The projects align against the three pillars of PE-Kenya work and are currently being guided by our strategic direction which is drawn from the following strategic objectives.: